December 1, 2020, 11:14 pm
Tarikul Islam, Khulna: A humanchain has been observed in Koyra Upazila Sadar of Khulna demanding punishment, national protest and boycott of French goods for displaying caricature
and insulting the piece of Muslim’s heart and beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) by the French government.
Organized by Bangladesh Imam Parishad, Koyra Upazila Branch, the humanchain started at Sunday morning and lasted for 1 hour. Thousands of Muslims from different parts of the upazila participated in the human chain with banners and placards in their hands expressing their love for the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and hatred towards the Prime Minister of France.
At this time, Bangladesh Imam Parishad, Koyra branch president Maulana Shafiqul Islam Nizami said, ‘Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) is a piece of the heart of the Muslim community. Today’s human chain is a protest against the display and humiliation of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) by the French government.
Through this human chain, we protest and demand punishment for this incident in the state. At the same time, we demand to the government for boycott French products through humanchain. ‘The same statement was made in the human chain by Hafez Mohammad Moniruzzaman, vice-president of Bangladesh Imam Parishad, Koyra branch, General Secretary Maulana Masudur Rahman and the leaders of the Imam Parishad present.
The traders of the market took part in the human chain under the banner of Koyra Bazar Traders Cooperative Society. SM Baharul Islam, organizing secretary of the Upazila Awami League, who participated in the human chain, said, “As a Muslim, I strongly condemn and protest against the display and insult of caricatures of Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) by the French government.”
Maulana Zakaria Hesen, Nowshad Salam, Ashraful Islam, Mohinul Islam, Riyamat Ullah, Leaders of Imam Parishads of all the unions of the upazila including Imams and thousands of people were present.